5 must-have communication habits

How you communicate plays a big role in defining the kind of leader you are. Being able to navigate through crises, controversies and even successes, requires you to know exactly what to say and how to say it.

Luckily, communication is learned, so good communication is something we can all aspire to through practice.

Marcel Schwantes, principal and founder of Leadership From the Core, lists five great principles to practice for great leadership communication. They include:

1. Communicate in “we” rather than “I” or “you” language. “ ‘We’ language implies that the challenge or problem is the concern and responsibility of both speaker and listener,” Schwantes writes.


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